1. NFL Players: For Love or Money? Part Two of Two

    In part one of this two part series I discussed some of the NFL players that are playing this game for the love of football, rather than for money. In this part, I will be focusing on the opposite of that...

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  2. 2010 Mock Draft: Rebuilding the Oakland Raiders in Three Days!

    Yet Another Mock Draft! Many people, including myself, have suggested hundreds of draft day options for the ailing Oakland Raiders. Some make great sense, address all the team needs, and are potential home run ideas...

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  3. Phil Mickelson Fitted for a Third Green Jacket: 2010 Masters Final Round

    Introducing, three-time Masters Champion, Phil "Lefty" Mickelson! Despite a cruel twist of fate visited upon him by the "Golf gods" on the second hole in the final round of the 2010 ...

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  4. 2010 Masters: Day Three, Phil Mickelson Poised for Victory

    Wow! What a day for "Lefty!" Day three at Augusta started like any other day. Mickelson was in the hunt, but not doing anything spectacular...

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  5. NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement: What's the Hold up?

    Taking care of those that paved the way to prosperity. One of the many sticking points in negotiating the new collective bargaining agreement between the NFL owners and NFLPA (NFL ...

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  6. 2010 Masters Review: Round Two an Up-and-Down Day for Phil Mickelson

    Not a fantastic round, but a back-nine rally helps Mickelson stay in the hunt. After a great score of 67 in the opening round of the 2010 Masters, Phil Mickelson took to the course hoping for a repeat performance...

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  7. 2010 NFL Draft: The Oakland Raiders' Options at No. 8

    With the 2010 NFL draft less than two weeks away, opinions about what would be the best thing for Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders to do come Thursday, April 22nd are rampant...

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  8. 2010 Masters Round One: Phil Mickelson Solidly in the Hunt

    "Lefty" is BAAACK!!!!! Despite a less than stellar start to the 2010 PGA season, arguably the worst start in his career, Phil Mickelson entered the 2010 Masters as one of the favorites to win it all...

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  9. NFL Players: For Love or Money? Part One of Two

    This slideshow was inspired by one of my B/R colleagues, Damali Binta-Yael. She posed some interesting questions. Questions she and I agree deserve some answers. You can read the full article here...

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  10. Free Agents Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders Should Consider

    Now that Donovan McNabb is off the market, the rumor mill surrounding the Oakland Raiders has changed direction, but has picked up steam...

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  11. Oakland Raiders Lose McNabb Sweepstakes: Is Jason Campbell on the Radar?

    Let's hope not! Although Jason Campbell is better than any quarterback currently on Oakland's depth chart, he is not the right guy for the Raiders. He just doesn't seem to possess the passion this team so desperately needs...

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  12. Signing Flozell Adams Would Give the Oakland Raiders Options

    "Holding. No. 76, offense." This was a recurring phrase uttered at Texas/Cowboys Stadium over the last dozen seasons. Flozell Adams was one of, if not the most penalized offensive linemen in the game during his tenure with the Dallas Cowboys...

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  13. When You Wish Upon a Super-Star: Tony Dungy Oakland Raiders GM?

    While We're Dreaming... The Oakland Raiders have a myriad of issues within the organization. Some say it's all Al Davis' fault, others say it's due to the media portraying the team as dysfunctional...

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  14. Five Reasons Donovan McNabb Should Want To Play for the Oakland Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders are the leading candidate in the trade talks for Donovan McNabb. That is the consensus among media "experts" who are also saying one of the hold-ups in making this happen is that McNabb doesn't want to play in Oakland...

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  15. Who Would Benefit Most From Donovan McNabb Joining the Oakland Raiders?

    Rumors abound about a potential trade that would bring Donovan McNabb to Oakland. Whether true or not, it has unleashed a firestorm of speculation and opinion within Raider Nation...

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  16. Oakland Raiders All-Time Offensive Depth Chart

    The Oakland Raiders have put together some pretty impressive offenses over the last 50 years. Hall of Fame players, crazy personalities and consummate professionals have donned the Silver & Black...

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  17. Raiders Draft Day Options: First Round Picks That Make Sense...Well, Sort Of

    The lack of information flowing from the Oakland Raiders front office this off-season has spurred a lot of debate within Raider Nation. Some fans think Al Davis is back to his old, wiley self; others think that he has just lost his mind...

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  18. Yet ANOTHER Oakland Raiders Mock Draft-Part II: Rounds 5-7

    As I stated in the pre-cursor to this article, "Yet ANOTHER Oakland Raiders Mock Draft: Rounds 1-4", I don't actually believe that I will get any of these picks correct. This part of the mock will not be any different...

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  19. 2010 NFL Draft: Three Sleepers To Watch

    Every year a team picks a player in the draft that leaves us scratching our heads. We ask ourselves, "what the heck are they thinking?" And, "who is that again?" Patriots fans were ...

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  20. Yet ANOTHER Oakland Raiders Mock Draft, Rounds 1-4

    Let the guessing game begin! I have been reluctant to write a mock draft because there have been about a billion of them written in recent weeks; the Internet is flooded with them...

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  21. Is the NFL Fullback an Endangered Species?

    Where have all the fullbacks gone? The days of 250 pounds, shoulders square, and a bad attitude running down hill are just about over...

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  22. Can JaMarcus Russell Find Success? A Statistical Comparison Shows the Truth

    At this moment in time there is more controversy surrounding JaMarcus Russell than any other player wearing Silver & Black. Some of it is harsh criticism; some of it is blind devotion...

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  23. Derek Anderson or Troy Smith? Who is the Better Fit for the Oakland Raiders?

    Or should I ask: Who would be a better fit for Al Davis? Rumors are swirling about the availability of Troy Smith and Derek Anderson, and the prospect of one of them coming to Oakland...

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  24. Kobalt Tools 500: Great stories marred by controversy

    Contrary to the buzz, there were 43 drivers racing on Sunday, not just two. As pointed out by my good friend Kelly Crandall in her article, "Carl Edwards may have escaped NASCAR's court, but ...

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  25. Oakland Raiders: Free Agents Al Davis Should Consider

    Creating depth at positions of need. The eighth pick in the draft is high enough that it will produce a quality player. However, it is far enough out of the top five that it may not yield a player at a position of need that is worthy of a top 10 pick...

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